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My Life on the Street

I got a bit hairy back in the day.

Days and nights ran together. I rarely slept for more than four hours at a time.

At night, I would typically pass out sometime after midnight and awaken between two and four a.m. If it had been a good night, I had my own stash of liquor in my backpack and could take a couple of swigs to put myself back out.

More often than not, though, I had nothing. Sometimes I was with a buddy, Gabrial, Rom, Chaz…

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Joe Kernan

Joe Kernan

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I’ve been a soldier, a teacher, an advocate for people with disabilities, an attorney and a ne’er-do-well. I’ve struggled with substance abuse and homelessness.